Officer, General Manager
Corporate Planning Department
JSR Corporation

Mr. Shimizu is responsible for planning mid-term corporate strategy, coordinating investment plan and other corporate issues including the research work on new business development.

Before he joined JSR in 2009, he has worked at Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) since 1982. He has experienced various policy making processes, such as the designing of national R&D scheme, trade negotiation at WTO, coordination of energy demand and supply.

He graduated from the University of Tokyo, where he gained masters and bachelors degrees in mechanical engineering. He has also spent two years at the Sloan School of Management of Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in the USA where he gained a MSc in management.